Medelita Gives Back

We think social media is a powerful tool for good. That’s why we teamed up with Medelita HIP Ambassador Alok Patel, MD to build a social media campaign that spreads awareness about the causes that are important to YOU. #MedelitaGivesBack 


$1000 Donation To Charity of the Winner's Choice + Full Medelita Makeover (Includes Medelita white coat, scrub set, scrub jacket, and ERKA Finesse stethoscope - all with custom embroidery) + Feature On Medelita Blog and Social Media.

4 SECONDARY WINNERS: $500 Donation To Charity of the Winner's Choice + $200 Medelita Gift Card.

10 HONORABLE MENTIONS: Feature on Medelita Blog and Social Media.

The purpose of this contest is to provide a level playing field for all medical professionals and students to highlight your charity in an authentic way, with no preference given to external factors such as follower count, number of likes, or how well known the organization itself is. Winners will be selected from a panel of judges based solely on the quality of their answer, based on the criteria listed below. 


In a social media post or comment, tell us about your charity in one of the following ways!

  • Comment on the contest post on @medelita_gram (or comment on a participating judge's post)
  • Post on your Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter feed with the hashtag #MedelitaGivesBack
  • Upload your entry directly on this page using form below


What your entry should include:
  • What is the charity and how is it related to healthcare?
  • Why is this cause specifically meaningful to you? 
  • Are you actively involved in the organization, either personally or professionally? 
  • Why does this charity specifically deserve to win, and how will the donated dollars be used?


  • Must use hashtag #MedelitaGivesBack
  • Must have a public account for consideration (or else we won't be able to see your entry!)
  • The charity must be a 501(c)(3) organization that is in some way related to healthcare or public health
  • Entrants must currently be a medical professional or student enrolled in a health program 


Contest Rules: The #MedelitaGivesBack Charity Awareness Contest is open to all U.S. Medelita customers over the age of 18 years old and is void where prohibited. Each participant(s) must be the author(s) of the picture(s) submitted in his/her/their name and must be the copyright holder(s) or have been authorized by the copyright holder(s) to submit the pictures. A picture can only be entered once, either as a single picture or as part of a story consisting of several pictures. Pictures submitted more than once will be removed from the contest. Pictures must be uploaded using the button and web form provided on this page or via Instagram using the hashtag "#womenphysiciansare" and must be submitted any time between 12:00AM PST on Wednesday, January 16th 2019 through 11:59PM PST on Sunday, February 3rd 2019. For all pictures uploaded, copyright holders grant Medelita unlimited non-exclusive use of these pictures for activities in all media, including social media, online and print, in relation to the contest, the public archive, and all promotional activities for and under the auspices of Medelita, LLC and its retail partners, without any remuneration being due. The copyright holders represent and warrant that submission of the pictures does not breach any law, and further that no third party can hold any claims or any objections regarding the rights granted to Medelita above. The conditions set out in the Contest Rules are binding, and Medelita reserves the right to refuse or exclude any entry at its own discretion. 

Limitation of Liability: By entering you agree to release and hold harmless Medelita, LLC and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from (i) such entrant's participation in the sweepstakes and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof, (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any computer, cable, network, hardware or software; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions or telephone or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (v) electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries.

Disputes: THIS CONTEST IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND CALIFORNIA, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this Contest, participant agrees that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in [state/province] having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorneys' fees, other than participant's actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Contest), and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

Privacy Policy: Information submitted with an entry is subject to the Privacy Policy stated on the Medelita, LLC Web Site. To read the Privacy Policy, click here